LPM’s striking ‘Ancient Warriors’ shaped silver coin series heads to Sparta for its second release

By |2021-08-11T23:26:47+01:00August 11th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Silver, Fiji, LPM HK|

LPM's striking 'Ancient Warriors' shaped silver coin series heads to Sparta for its second release The Samurai mask coin launched by LPM back in May was a striking piece of coin art showing off the extravagant style of the JUapanese warriors Kabuto headgear. This time we're on more familiar territory with he helmet worn by the [...]

Old Town Square Execution: Dark Age (2021 Czech Mint)

By |2021-08-02T10:52:14+01:00August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Gold, Silver, Czech Mint, Niue Island|

The fourth of four in the Czech Mints historically themed c0in series 'Old Town Square Execution' is now available. Doing what coins do best - throwing a spotlight on events that are not always widely known, but should be - they document the execution of 27 Lords, Knights and Burghers in Prague, way back in 1621. Executed [...]

A round up of issues from Russia for the first half of 2021 – War, Religion and History

By |2021-07-30T16:26:14+01:00July 30th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gold, Nature, People, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

A round up of issues from Russia for the first half of 2021 - War, Religion and History As promised, here's the second of our round-ups of coin releases from the major Eastern European Mints for the first half of 2021. We've already covered Slovakia, and probably one of the Baltic states will be next. These [...]

APMEX launches the second of its Seven Wonders bullion rounds – the Hanging Gardens of Babylon

By |2021-07-26T16:15:32+01:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: Architecture, History, Bullion Round, Gold, Silver|

APMEX launches the second of its Seven Wonders bullion rounds - the Hanging Gardens of Babylon We don't cover many rounds here as it's hard enough keeping up with the coins, but we do dabble when we feel it's relevant, and we think that applies to this very nice series from US dealer APMEX. The Seven [...]

Grand Shipwrecks in a History series returns with one of the biggest nautical cock-ups of all time – Vasa

By |2021-07-26T09:58:55+01:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: History, Coloured, Military, Silver, MintXXI, Niue Island|

'Grand Shipwrecks in a History' series returns with one of the biggest nautical cock-ups of all time - Vasa Naval history is always a solid subject for a coin, going hand in hand with numismatics long association with the rulers of empires and nations, and the large fleets many had under their control. It also [...]

The skull & crossbones returns with Anne Bonny, the first of the Royal Australian Mint’s ‘Pirate Queens’

By |2021-07-19T10:04:29+01:00July 19th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Australian Mint, Solomon Islands|

The skull & crossbones returns with Anne Bonny, the first of the Royal Australian Mint’s ‘Pirate Queens’ Just like the movie industry, it seems what's in vogue comes in waves, and one of the current subjects that seem to crop up in the bullion coin market has been the world of pirates and old sailing [...]

Emporium Hamburg’s ‘Prehistoric Life’ bullion coin series heads to the sky with the famous Archaeopteryx

By |2021-07-15T19:23:39+01:00July 15th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, History, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Congo, Emporium Hamburg|

Emporium Hamburg's 'Prehistoric Life' bullion coin series heads to the sky with the famous Archaeopteryx The latest in Emporium Hamburg's cool 'Prehistoric Life' bullion coins here and it's the second of three due in 2021, and the fifth of at least twelve in the series. We have the first four base silver versions in hand here [...]

Exclusive first look: Striking new two-ounce Achilles Shield is a stunning addition to the stackable silver market

By |2021-07-12T01:29:18+01:00July 12th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, History, Medallion, Silver, Coins Today KR|

Exclusive first look: Striking new two-ounce Achilles Shield is a stunning addition to the stackable silver market It was only in April that we unveiled the new Doggaebi stackable silver coin from Coins Today Korea, and only a fortnight ago that the kilo variant debuted. These were the first really different competitors to Scottsdales interesting stackable coin [...]

A round up of issues from Slovakia for the first half of 2021 – Mountains, Caves & Music

By |2021-07-07T22:12:36+01:00July 7th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Nature, People, Silver, Bank of Slovakia|

A round up of issues from Slovakia for the first half of 2021 - Mountains, Caves & Music With the release of the Bank of Slovakia's latest silver coin today, we thought we'd have a little round-up of their releases for 2021 to date. Obviously, as is often the norm with Eastern European countries, there are [...]

The Queen’s Beasts ‘Completer’ silver bullion coins finally put in an appearance in 2oz and 1kg form

By |2021-07-06T13:42:19+01:00July 6th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Queen's Beasts 'Completer' silver bullion coins finally put in an appearance in 2oz and 1kg form We've already covered the beautiful Queen's Beasts 'Completer' coins in both original proof form, and in the very desirable limited ten-coin sets, so we're not going to go over that again, but the hugely popular silver bullion coin version [...]

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